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Meritorious Award

Meritorious Award

On Thursday, October 21, 2021, Ridgecrest Regional Hospital (RRH) Employees nominated for the Meritorious Award for exceptional performance were invited with members of their families, to attend a special award and recognition dinner at Mac’s International Restaurant.

The following employees were recognized:

This is the most prestigious award we offer,” said James Suver, RRH CEO. “We are extremely proud of these individuals and the high-level dedication and service they bring to our organization. It is only fitting that we recognize and celebrate them in this way and I would like to thank each and every one of them once more for their tremendous effort and contribution.

Suver also acknowledged the challenges of working at RRH the last 2 years through the earthquakes and pandemic.

Exceptional employees were identified by their manager/supervisor, based on the criteria including: outstanding performance, value to the organization, exceptional work effort, willingness to contribute time, knowledge, and expertise; enthusiasm; respect of fellow employees and supervisors, self-motivation, initiative, and team participation.

Former hospital CEO David Mechtenberg, who started the award program, decades ago attended the ceremony.